Death toll climbs again as ferry search continues

The search continues for over 200 missing ferry passengers.
The search continues for over 200 missing ferry passengers. Credit: Reuters

More bodies have been recovered from a sunken ferry in South Korea, taking the death toll to 64.

None of the 302 passengers reported missing on the capsized Sewol ferry have so far been found alive.

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Death of South Korea ferry boss confirmed

South Korean police has said that a body found last month in the south of the country belonged to a fugitive businessman who headed the family that owned the operator of a ferry that capsized in April, killing more than 300 people.